Are you considering whether to renew a subscription of an online material? If so, the two-step process featured in this blog will help you analyze potential connections between student assessment results and the online resources you are using. Jackie Lain, President of Learning List, has recently been featured on the “Getting Smart Blog” as a Guest Author. http://gettingsmart.com/2016/08/how-to-determine-the-need-to-renew-online-material-subscription/
EdReports recently released their reviews of four publishers’ instructional materials aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics: Math Learning Center’s Bridges in Mathematics (K-5), McGraw Hill’s Everyday Math (K-6), Kendall Hunt’s Math Innovations (6-8), and Origo’s Stepping Stones (K-5). Reviewing the materials for alignment to the instructional shifts of the CCSS, EdReports found only one material, Bridges in Mathematics, to be fully aligned and sufficiently easy to use. …[read more]
In case you missed it, College Board released this blog. …[read more]
A recent article in U.S. News and World Report discusses a report from the Center for American Progress. Analyzing state-adopted materials from 19 states, the authors found little relationship between the cost and quality of curriculum materials. Learning List’s alignment reports, editorial reviews and new spec sheets provide multi-faceted feedback to inform educators’ selection of products and help them use their products most effectively.
Learning List’s New Spec Sheets and Explorer Tool Help Districts Transition Successfully to a Blended Learning Environment
We won … now it’s on to Washington, D.C. for the 1776 Challenge Cup Finals!
Dear Supporters: THANK YOU for helping Learning List become the People’s Choice education candidate in the 1776 Challenge Cup. We are overwhelmed not only by your votes but also by notes like the ones below…
Learning List has been nominated to compete for the “People’s Choice” position in the international 1776 Challenge Cup competition. Only four education startups internationally have been afforded this opportunity. Please take a minute (literally) to vote for Learning List.
5 Key Features Make Learning List Unique: Learning List 1) Is a service, not a site; 2) Reviews comprehensive and supplemental materials; 3) Is Standards agnostic; 4) Empowers Choice and 5) Is Subscription-based.
Following the recent release of the State Board of Education’s adoption list, three of the five largest school districts in Texas have subscribed to Learning List for independent reviews of instructional materials (Austin ISD, Dallas ISD and Northside ISD). Learning List, the industry-leading instructional materials review service for schools and districts, has reviewed the state-adopted materials, as well as many other products not submitted for state adoption in all four core subjects.
Learning List launched a year ago September
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